News Releases - Government of New Brunswick Featured News - Government of New Brunswick en Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy launched The provincial government has partnered with the other three Atlantic provinces and the federal government on the Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy. The collaborative, multi-year international business development plan aims to provide regional firms with competitive intelligence and market analysis, training and skills development, and in-market engagement activities. Tue, 04 July 2017 13:28:00 AST Canada Day message The following message was issued today by Premier Brian Gallant for Canada Day, Saturday, July 1. Fri, 30 June 2017 09:46:00 AST Sisson Mine represents jobs and opportunities for New Brunswick The provincial government welcomed the news today that the Sisson Mine received the federal government’s environmental assessment approval. Fri, 23 June 2017 09:55:00 AST RBC revises New Brunswick’s GDP growth projection upward The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is now projecting New Brunswick’s real GDP to grow by 1.1 per cent in 2017, exceeding growth forecast expectations contained in the 2017-2018 budget. Thu, 15 June 2017 09:11:00 AST REVISED / TD to create up to 575 jobs in Moncton with new business services centre TD will open a new business services centre in Moncton in 2019, which will create up to 575 full-time jobs over a six-year period. Wed, 24 May 2017 11:28:00 AST New Brunswick economy continued to grow in 2016 A report from Statistics Canada has reaffirmed the province’s economic performance, marking two consecutive years of growth. Tue, 02 May 2017 14:36:00 AST New Brunswick winter holiday The provincial government has announced the introduction of a statutory holiday beginning in February 2018 to recognize New Brunswick families. Wed, 26 April 2017 11:13:00 AST Small business income tax will be cut on April 1, the third rate cut in three years On April 1 the small business income tax rate will be cut to three per cent. Mon, 27 March 2017 09:42:00 AST Premier leads delegation to Boston seafood show Several New Brunswick companies will join a delegation led by Premier Brian Gallant and Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet to participate in North America’s largest seafood show. Fri, 17 March 2017 08:34:00 AST Tuition relief for the middle class announced Premier Brian Gallant announced a new post-secondary education grant program, Tuition Relief for the Middle Class (TRMC) today. Thu, 23 February 2017 13:06:00 AST Budget continues to cut deficit, invests in education and health care The 2017-18 provincial budget tabled in the legislature today aims to demonstrate that the government is listening to New Brunswickers, honouring its commitments, and investing responsibly in areas that will lead to a stronger New Brunswick. Tue, 07 February 2017 13:31:00 AST Wellness centre established in Charlotte County Premier Brian Gallant toured the new Charlotte County Collaborative Wellness Centre at the Charlotte County Hospital today. Mon, 06 February 2017 13:41:00 AST Investment of $90 million in renovations at Saint John Regional Hospital Premier Brian Gallant announced an estimated $90 million will be invested in the Saint John Regional Hospital, today in Saint John. Mon, 06 February 2017 10:59:00 AST Premier updates on storm recovery, confirms review to occur Premier Brian Gallant was joined by NB Power president and CEO Gaetan Thomas today to provide an update on the ice storm recovery and confirm that a review of the lessons learned will be undertaken. Fri, 03 February 2017 12:51:00 AST Campaign supports Red Cross ice storm relief In response to the recent ice storm, NB Liquor is partnering with the Canadian Red Cross to raise funds for the relief efforts. Tue, 31 January 2017 13:15:00 AST Disaster financial assistance, advance payments announced Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization in Neguac today to announce that the provincial government will initiate a Disaster Financial Assistance program. Tue, 31 January 2017 12:56:00 AST Armed Forces to assist with recovery efforts Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization in Shippagan today to update residents on the continuing ice storm recovery. Sun, 29 January 2017 14:44:00 AST Recovery work continues Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) in Tracadie today to update residents on the intensifying storm recovery. Sat, 28 January 2017 14:25:00 AST Province to intensify storm recovery efforts Premier Brian Gallant joined officials with NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) in Caraquet today to signal that storm recovery efforts would be intensified in the regions of the Acadian Peninsula, Miramichi and Kent County. Fri, 27 January 2017 16:19:00 AST Recovery operations progressing Premier Brian Gallant today toured local communities which continue to be impacted by a major storm system, while officials from the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) and NB Power provided an update on efforts to restore power to all impacted residents. Thu, 26 January 2017 14:50:00 AST Provincial and federal governments approve funding for 74 water and wastewater projects across New Brunswick The provincial and federal governments are creating jobs through infrastructure investments, safeguarding public health, and helping protect New Brunswick’s waterways by investing in projects to ensure that water and wastewater systems in the province are up to date, efficient and meet communities' increasing capacity needs. Fri, 20 January 2017 14:30:00 AST Saint John business services centre to create 350 jobs Sears Canada is opening a business services centre in Saint John this spring, creating 350 new jobs. Fri, 20 January 2017 09:47:00 AST Federal and provincial governments help grow the economy by committing $272-million to make Route 11 safer, more efficient The federal and provincial governments will invest $272 million to improve safety, travel and trade on Route 11. Fri, 13 January 2017 12:51:00 AST Minimum wage to increase in April The provincial government reiterated its commitment today to increase the minimum wage from $10.65 per hour to $11 per hour. The increase will take effect on April 1. Thu, 12 January 2017 10:28:00 AST Applications now available for the 2017 Home Energy Assistance Program Applications are now available for the 2017 Home Energy Assistance Program to help low-income families cope with high energy bills. Mon, 09 January 2017 11:31:00 AST Tue, 04 July 2017 13:28:00 AST